Symposium 2020: Minorities, Autonomies and Referenda

 
 

 

 

Minorities, Autonomies, and Referenda

International Symposium, Landeshaus Kiel, September 3–5, 2020

 

 

Thursday, September 3

14.30              Opening of the Symposium

15.00              Panel 1: On the Occasion: The 1920 Referendum on Schleswig

15.00              The Schleswig Holstein Question in International Law: a Historical Appraisal

Andreas von Arnauld, Kiel

15.45              Discussion

16.30              Coffee break

17.00              Drawing Borders, Protecting Minorities: Legal Debates in the League of Nations Era

Michael Jonas, Hamburg

17.45              Discussion (until 18.30)

20.00              Dinner: “Schöne Aussichten”, Düsternbrooker Weg 16, 24105 Kiel

 

Friday, September 4

08.30              Panel 2: Cross-Cutting Issues

08.30              The Secession Conundrum: Squaring Self-Determination and Territorial Integrity

Gleider Hernández, Leuven (via livestream)

09.15              Discussion

10.00              Coffee break

10.15              Concepts of Non-Territorial Autonomy

Tove Malloy, Flensburg

11.00              Discussion

 

11.45              Externalities of the Internal: Making Sense of the ICJ’s Advisory Opinion on Kosovo

Marko Milanovic, Nottingham  (via livestream)

12.30              Discussion (until 13.15)

13.30              Lunch (lunch boxes)

14.20              Boat trip (starting at Reventlou at 14.20) (until 17.30)

19.00              Dinner: “Längengrad”, Schwedenkai 1, 24103 Kiel

 

 

Saturday, September 5

09.00              Panel 3: Case Studies

09.00              Catalonia

Jure Vidmar, Maastricht

09.30              Scotland

Paul Behrens, Edinburgh

10.00              Coffee break

10.15              Kurdistan

Stefan Oeter, Hamburg

10.45              General discussion

12.00              Farewell lunch: “Lüneburg-Haus”, Dänische Strasse 22, 24103 Kiel

 

(The papers will be published in the Focus Section of the German Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 63.)

 

Contact:

Andreas von Arnauld, arnauld@wsi.uni-kiel.de
Carmen Thies, cthies@wsi.uni-kiel.de

 

Invited Discussants:

Henner Gött, Göttingen
Christian Tams, Glasgow
Tobias Thienel, Kiel

From the Walther Schücking Institute:

Andreas von Arnauld, Henning Büttner, Theresa Buncke, Kenneth Chan, Kerstin von der Decken, Sonja Dietz,
Erik van Doorn, Torben Herber, Stefan Martini, Nele Matz-Lück, David Schenk, Nic Ströhnisch, Felix Telschow,
Tom Wittke